Who Owns Which Game Show Formats?

As a public service, this is my attempt to sort out which companies own which North American game show formats. Distributorship is not under consideration here. Information is current as of 2017 October 26.

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Company
Some of the Formats Owned
20th Century Fox Television Celebrity Sweepstakes; Caesars Challenge; Are You Smarter than a Fifth-Grader?
CBS Paramount Television Seven Keys; Wipeout (Peter Tomarken format); The Hollywood Squares; Remote Control; Nickelodeon formats
Disney/ABC Television Win, Lose or Draw; Dream House; Win Ben Stein’s Money; Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Ralph Edwards Productions The Cross-Wits
FremantleMedia North America Mark Goodson–Bill Todman formats; Reg Grundy formats; Press Your Luck; Let’s Make a Deal; Wordplay; Supermarket Sweep
Phil Gurin Truth or Consequences
MGM Television Merrill Heatter–Bob Quigley formats (excluding The Hollywood Squares)
NBC Universal Television Tic Tac Dough; The Big Showdown; Concentration (including Narz and Trebek series); Pictionary (children’s format); Deal or No Deal
Sony Pictures Television Jack Barry–Dan Enright formats (excluding Tic Tac Dough); Chuck Barris formats; Merv Griffin formats; Bob Stewart formats
Studio Canal The Joker’s Wild (Pat Finn format)
Warner Bros. Television You Don’t Say!; Second Chance; Way Out Games; Catch Phrase; The $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime
Other/Unknown Lingo; Pay Cards!; Rhyme and Reason; Top Card; Bumper Stumpers; Stefan Hatos–Monty Hall formats (excluding Let’s Make a Deal)

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